Travel and visa

An efficient transport network

Nice is popular for its ease of access: the Nice Côte d'Azur Airport is France's second-largest international airport. It is located 15 minutes from the Acropolis (7 km from the city centre). More than 50 airlines provide regular service to destinations throughout the world. An 80-minute flight links Nice to Paris, a connection that is offered 23 times a day. http://en.nice.aeroport.fr

Nice inaugurated the first line of its tramway (T1) on November 24, 2007. The line runs for 8.7 km and stretches from the northern tip of Nice, Nice-Nord (Boulevard Comte de Falicon) near the Ray Stadium and the A8 motorway, all the way to Pont Michel in the Saint Roch neighbourhood. www.tramway-nice.org

The Nice train station is located in the heart of the city. It has seven sets of tracks with covered platforms. http://www.sncf.fr/en_EN/flash

Bus service is also an excellent way to get around Nice. The network is extensive and serves the entire city. www.lignedazur.com

Place de Nice  

Travelling to Nice Acropolis from the Airport

The Nice Acropolis conference center is located in the heart of Nice, approximately 15 minutes drive from the airport , within walking distance of the shopping area and close to the tramway (T1). 

By Taxis

Locations: Gate A1 at Terminal 1 and Gate A3 at Terminal 2.

Approximate cost from airport to Acropolis is €30.00 depending on time of day, traffic and amount of luggage. Remember to pay only the price displayed on the actual taxi meter. It is recommended that you always ask for a receipt.
Taxi Switchboard for Nice: +33 (0)4 93 13 78 78. 

By Bus & Tramway

Locations :  Arrivals Level, outside Gate A0  at Terminal 1 and  Arrivals Level, outside between Gates A1 & A2 for Terminal 2. 

Pick Lignes d'Azur  Bus 98 (05:50 - 23:00, every 20 mins) then a tramway. Journey time: approx. 30 mins. - Fare 4€. Bus Stop at "Cathédrale-Vieille Ville". Take the tram T1  direction "Pont Michel". Get off at "Acropolis" (on Avenue de la République). Cross the tracks, turn left on Rue Barberis then turn left again on Boulevard Risso, you'll see the venue on the other side of the street.

Travelling to Nice Acropolis

By Bus

The following buses  have a stop in vicinity of the Nice Acropolis Conference Center: 3, 4, 5, 6 (Stop Acropolis). Bus lines 88 and 89 have a stop near (Gare routière - terminal bus station) but not directly at Nice Acropolis. 

By Tramway

Take the tram T1  direction "Pont Michel". Get off at "Acropolis" (on Avenue de la République). Cross the tracks, turn left on Rue Barberis then turn left again on Boulevard Risso, you'll see the venue on the other side of the street.

By Car

GPS coordinates: N 43° 42’ 14’’ E 7° 16’ 49’’ '
Chargeable car park is available nearby. The nearest 24 hour car park (Parc de stationnement) is Vinci Park: Acropolis - Jean Bouin, Avenue du XVème Corps. 

By Train

The main Nice train station  "Nice Ville" is located in the heart of the city. It has seven sets of tracks with covered platforms. From the train station, you can enter the Tramway at station "Gare Thiers" going towards "Pont Michel" and exiting at "Acropolis" station. 

Passports & Visa

Every person entering France should have a valid passport and/or identification card. You may need a Visa depending of your country of origin. Please contact the nearest French Embassy or Consulate to your home for further information.
The Congress Office can issue, upon request, an official letter of invitation.
Please apply to miccai2012@lists-sop.inria.fr

 

 

 

 

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